Saturday, 23 February 2013

No Bake Irish Whiskey Balls

Another fun 'adult' treat for St. Patricks day!

No Bake Irish Whiskey Balls

1 cup ~ white chocolate chips

2 cups ~ vanilla wafer cookies
1/2 cup~  Irish whiskey
2 cups ~ powdered sugar

1 tsp ~ corn syrup

1 1/2 cups~  pistachios
1 cup ~ granulated sugar

Green food colouring (optional)

1.  Grind together white chocolate chips and vanilla wafers in a food processor. Add powdered sugar and process until combined. Add the whiskey and corn syrup and process until crumbs form a mass. Add pistachios and pulse until nuts are coarsely chopped and throughout mixture. Optional: Add a drop or two of green food coloring to give the balls a St. Patrick’s Day holiday colour.

2.  Form 1-inch balls. Place sugar in a shallow bowl and roll balls in sugar. Store in wax paper-lined airtight container in a cool dry place. Let balls sit for a few days before eating for best results.

Makes approx 48 balls.

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